Tag Archives: medicaid in Iowa

Medicaid MCOs Get Another Huge Raise

Coming on the tail of an 8.4% raise to the MCOs last year, the administration of Governor Kim Reynolds awarded the MCOs a raise of 8.6% this year. In real dollars those numbers that is a raise of $344 million … Continue reading

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Share Your Medicaid Story – The Courtney Report

This week we pull out one very important story from the Courtney Report. If you are involved with Medicaid in Iowa or know anyone who is, please share your story so that the the profitized system can be held accountable: … Continue reading

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Iowa Senate Rejects Branstad Plan On Medicaid

For what it is worth at this juncture let’s have a big hand for the Iowa Senate which passed SF 2125 Thursday that called for the termination of contracts for the managed care of Iowa’s Medicaid program. This is better … Continue reading

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Upcoming Public Meetings On Medicaid

senate.iowa.gov/democrats/share-your-concerns-about-iowas-medicaid-privatization/ There will be several meetings during the month of October to allow legislators to hear concerns about Branstad’s move to privatize Medicaid. Please attend meetings in your area to express your concern. Friday, October 9, 10 to 11:30 a.m., … Continue reading

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Kasich Of Ohio Expands Medicaid – Branstad Says No

It was somewhat of a surprise Monday when Ohio Governor John Kasich gave the go-ahead for Ohio to expand their Medicaid market in lines with the Affordable Care Act. This makes Kasich the 5th Republican governor and 19th governor over … Continue reading

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